Charles Kennedy

Mr Charles Peter Kennedy

Rush ID: 409

Details

Born:
25 November 1959
Died:
1 June 2015
Birth place:
Inverness, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Higher Education student
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
At date of first election (09/06/1983) was the youngest sitting MP.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
N/A

References

Rush ID:
409
MNIS ID:
634
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332950
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. KENNEDY, Charles (1959- )

Constituencies

  1. Ross, Skye and Lochaber

    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Year of election: 2005
    Date of election: 5 May 2005
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 2015
    Date of exit: 30 March 2015
    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Ross, Skye and Inverness West

    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Year of election: 1997
    Date of election: 1 May 1997
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 2005
    Date of exit: 5 May 2005
    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Ross and Cromarty and Skye

    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Year of election: 1988*
    Date of election: 8 March 1988
    Nature of election: Change of party
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Lib. Dem.
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  4. Ross and Cromarty and Skye

    Party: SDP
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1988*
    Date of exit: 8 March 1988
    Party: SDP
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Indiana University

    Attended -1983

    Degree PhD (not completed)

    Did not graduate

  2. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Lochaber High School, Fort William

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), Sarah

    Notes: 1 son

Parties

  1. Liberal Democrat Party member

    1988-

  2. Liberal Democrat Party leader

    1999-

  3. Social Democratic Party member

    -1988